David G. Smith $1,000 Scholarship

Scholarship Details

  • Amount: $1,000
  • Eligibility: California College Students (enrolled now or accepted for Fall)
  • Essay Submission Deadline: August 15th Each Year
  • Essay Topic: As you look ahead to the end of your academic career and you are thinking about your working life to come, how are you looking at and considering the push/pull of those things you are passionate about and would like to pursue versus the omnipresent pressure/desire to "make a good (financial) living?"
  • GPA Requirement: 3.0 or higher (can use overall High School GPA if enrolled for Fall)

To Apply

Write an essay on the specified topic, 500 to 750 words in length and submit to scholarship@davesmithlaw.com in Word or PDF format.

Other Important Information

  • Scholarship money will be paid directly to the recipient's school.
  • Essays will be judged on factors such as structure, creativity, and critical thinking.
  • Past scholarship recipients may not apply again.